Security upgrade at WiFi locations

Tuesday, 5 October 2004, 1:20 PM EST

Starting today, users of wireless broadband should find it safer to surf the Web from a T-Mobile HotSpot.

Thousands of T-Mobile WiFi zones throughout the United States and Europe, including those at Starbucks coffee houses, Borders bookstores and airport terminals, have been upgraded with a security system called 802.1x.

"We wish it had a fancier name but it is providing enhanced security for our customers," said Joe Sims, vice president and general manager of T-Mobile HotSpots.

By Sam Diaz at Yahoo!

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